San Javier located in the Region of Murcia and has an area of 74.2 km² and a population of 30,653 inhabitants. It is a tourist population that increases its inhabitants during the summer seasons. It is well connected to the AP-7 / E-15 motorway and N-332 national road and close to San Javier airport.
The economy is focused on the services sector, namely tourism, restaurants, bars and hotels. San Javier offers spectacular beaches, no less than 23 km of coastline belonging to the Mar Menor and 16 km to the Mediterranean Sea.
Among the most attractive beaches are Playa El Castillico, with blue flag, Playa de Colón, Playa El Pescador, Playa La Veneziola, El Pudrimel Beach, Poniente Beach, Matasgordas Beach, El Arenal Beach or Alíseos Beach.
The population is a festival with various acts that your visitors can not miss. For example, on February 3 the traditional pilgrimage to the hermitage of San Blas takes place, the Carnivals of Santiago de la Ribera are popular, in February, San Isidro Labrador, in May, the feasts honor the Virgin of Carmen, the July 16, and the patron saint festivities in honor of the Virgin of the Rosary.
The municipality has a large number of cultural activities which are managed by the city council in turn and by the council of culture which always focuses on keeping the culture alive. We can find a lot of options for people who want to get in touch with the culture while being able to enjoy many activities
The festivities are always an expression of the culture and traditions that have left an important past in the municipality since some festivities have been held for some time. There are many festivities that take place and of all kinds, since we can find that there are fairs of all kinds, such as the classic car, bringing together a large number of attendants and vehicles, pilgrimages, patron saint festivities, You can find carnivals among other options full of fun, leisure and culture.